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7. The Royal Marines Museum

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The Royal Marines Museum

The regiment now known as the Royal Marines was first formed in 1664, with the term Marines first used in 1672 after the battle of Solebay, the first naval battle of the third Anglo-Dutch War. 
 
Over the centuries, the marines evolved and developed to deal with the international demands placed on them by exploration, war and the Empire.  
 
The proud history of the regiment and its place within British history to the present day is explored here using original uniforms, weaponry, life sized models and displays. 
 
A series of events take place throughout the year and facilities include a gift shop and cafe. 
 
The Royal Marines Museum is dedicated to the history of the Royal Marines and the men and women who have served with them.
 
Royal Marines Museum Address:
Royal Marines Museum Southsea
Hampshire
PO4 9PX
England, UK

Royal Marines Museum Opening Times:
Open 7 days a week, all year
Open from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed only for 23rd December, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
The Museum has a large free car park.

Royal Marines Museum Admission:
Adult £6.95
OAP's £5.50
Children (5 - 16 yrs) £3.25 
(Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult)
Students £4.75
Family Ticket £16.50 (admits 2 adults and up to 4 children)
Registered Disabled Visitors  £3.00 (assistants free)

Group discounts available
Coach drivers and group organiser admission is free.
10% discount on groups of 10 or more, organiser and coach driver free of charge.
School parties are free if pre-booked and visits are tailored to school requirements

T  +44 (0)23 9281 9385

+44 (0)23 9283 8420

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